The Visions and Voices Initiative emphasizes USC's commitment to interdisciplinary approaches. Check out the spectacular array of events conceived and organized by faculty and schools throughout the university.
The USC Pacific Asia Museum hosts a collection of over 15,000 objects, spanning more than five thousand years, that include rare examples of art and ethnographic objects from Asia and the Pacific Islands.
U.S./Japan-based Eleven Arts, Inc., and its producer/director Ko Mori, True Heart Films and director Tamara Ruppart along with critically acclaimed transnational U.S.-Japan writer Velina Hasu Houston are producing a live-action film about poet Ono no Komachi titled, “Path of Dreams,” with a screenplay written by Houston. Ms. Ruppart, Mr. Mori, and Dr. Houston will discuss their creative project and their inspirations at this event. In addition, they will share poetry written by Komachi read by acclaimed actress Tamlyn Tomita.
By Georges Feydeau. Translated by John Mortimer. Directed by Michael Keenan.
Sara and Callie share their first kiss on the New York streets. They are then viciously attacked. Diana Son’s Stop Kiss humorously and heartbreakingly portrays the events surrounding the attack. This beautiful theatrical performance reminds us of the importance of self-discovery and the dangers of repression.
On the 30th anniversary of the founding of renowned theatre troupe the Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD)—the first U.S. theatre company composed of homeless and formerly homeless artists—LAPD will stage an excerpt from Red Beard/Red Beard, the group’s acclaimed master work rarely seen in Los Angeles.
John Malpede and Henriëtte Brouwers of the Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD)—the first U.S. theatre company composed of homeless and formerly homeless artists—will lead a performance workshop drawing on LAPD’s revolutionary practices for creating community-based theatre.
This American Life host Ira Glass, choreographer Monica Bill Barnes and dancer Anna Bass have placed the odd couple of dance and radio together in a funny, lively and very talky evening of movement and stories. Join us for an exciting event of entertaining and unexpected convergences.